These days having Windows Update set to automatic is not the healthiest thing for Windows. What a disappointment to run into things like this when trying to upgrade. One caveat of the method is that any new version of wuaueng. If this is not resolved soon I'm going to write an entire blog about this and I'm sure there are many users who feel the same. My customers can't have a copy of my hard drive. Other countries have laws on their books that may prohibit this as well. Customer requested Windows 7 so we installed everything and it's working as intended except the last thing we needed to do was to update and once performed it shows this message every single time it attempts to update.
I want to know if there's a way to disable this from popping up. It is not an Optional update but an Important one. There is a 32 Bit, and a 64-bit model accessible. I am not aware that there is an official list of affected processors. Every user should be allowed to use whatever version of Windows that suits their needs and is comfortable to use. Support is also not available for Windows 8. After contacting the Intel support about the matter directly, they only told me that the wifi card was compatible with Windows 8 but not with 8.
I bet gamers would fancy that. I'm pretty sure it just wants me to downgrade to windows 10, which I really don't want to do. While this means more work for the user, as it is necessary to monitor update releases to run searches on the Microsoft Update Catalog whenever they are released, it may be an option to keep on using the older version of Windows. Let us know if that worked! We will build in some ad. But my point is that Microsoft should stop forcing stuff onto its users. Yet I would love to change. Windows 10 is filled with bugs that still haven't been fixed.
But my processor is at least a few years old. It is up to you to periodically check for updates yourself and look at each one and you decide if you want to install the update or not. Run and boot it from there and tell me what you have as default. Having serious thoughts to try a linux distro. I told them so ….
Error s found: Code 80240037 Windows Update encountered an unknown error. You can keep running the older versions. About the author: Dennis Faas is the owner and operator of Infopackets. For the Microsoft Windows operating system, the only supported operating system is Windows 10. Thank you for your help.
Part of the game, I suppose. If you have a computer question - or even a computer problem that needs fixing - so that I can write more articles like this one. Microsoft may devise other means to block updates on those systems as well in the future. As for the condescension; Reddit had better answers than you did, Mr. And they will not remove that there and just patch it up by a new build. Microsoft announced some time ago that new silicon as the company called it back then would not be officially supported on Windows 7 or 8.
What zeffy's program does is simply bypass that message. I tested it once and it worked. I also doubt they'll add anything anytime soon that will kill it but who can know. To hammer that home, Microsoft made the decision to block Windows Update on Windows 7 or 8. ElderN, You have a good point. Is it unusual that I'm getting this pop up? However, the powers that be in Redmond have denied you that freedom. The source code has been made available there as well for you to check.
Alternatively, if you need to run Windows 7 or Windows 8. The new releases should start to slow down now anyway, as long as no serious issues come up. Sorry all of the above is just trolling or bad reading. Although , one unhappy user found a way around the block so devices with next-generation processors can continue to get security updates for the older operating systems. Almost all of the updates listed are critical or important. Usual disclaimer that windows 7 is out-dated and blah. How to block the unsupported hardware popup in Windows Update.
This issue has majorly popped up for Windows 7 and Windows 8. Simultaneously, drivers for newer updates will not be tested against Windows 7 and as such not pushed out to those users at all. X86 is a standard for a reason. Originally, I wanted to use my existing hardware atx or mini-atx motherboard and my sandybridge i5 , but could find nothing to go with that case fits 8 x 3. Are the old ones not fast enough? They were just terrible, till Microsoft realized they needed something better and finally followed with Windows 7. I mean as long as the version we have works fine for the user without problems, is it mandatory? I am not aware of any other solution. Many yrs ago I had two brand new laptops that were completely unreliable out of the box.